Unemployment in Adams County remained steady for the month of September with no change from the previous month and no change from September 2010. Adams County is tied with Joe Davies County at 6.7% for the 5th lowest unemployment rate in the state of Illinois. Brown County maintains the lowest rate in the state and remains the only county with unemployment below 5%.
The unemployment rate in Quincy fell 0.1% from August to September and stands at 7.3%. The state of Illinois rate is 9.5% and the United States stands at 8.8%.
For a complete list of unemployment figures across the state, visit the IDES Local Area Unemployment Statistics website.